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Junior honor guard

Junior honor guard

Dinorah Acuña, Writer June 21, 2012

But for this year’s Junior Honor Guard, the selection process needed a few alterations. This year, a large amount of juniors submitted their applications with the hopes of being a part of graduation....

A marine with a dream

A marine with a dream

Dinorah Acuña, Writer June 1, 2012

This year’s Senior Awards Night, which took place at the Downey Civic Theater, on May 17, at 7:00 p.m., presented scholarships to 124 seniors. Among this group of scholarship recipients is Luis Cuellar...

The prom fiasco

The prom fiasco

Dinorah Acuña, Writer April 27, 2012

Spring Break marked the beginning of Prom fiasco, where the majority of senior girls at Downey would be frantically searching for the perfect dress, heels, accessories, make-up and hairstyles. Their goal?...

The coffee addict’s choice

Dinorah Acuna, Writer April 4, 2012

People are constantly drinking coffee, whether it is in the morning to wake them up for the day, in the middle of the day while they relax, or in the evening to keep them awake while working. Whatever...

Girls soccer CIF Division 5 Champions

Dinorah Acuña, Writer March 19, 2012

The third time was a charm for the Lady Vikes’ girls soccer team as they defeated La Serna 2-1 in overtime on March 3 at Mission Viejo High School to win the CIF Division 5 Championship. It was the girls’...

A ghostly blend of love

Dinorah Acuna, Writer February 29, 2012

Following the success of her first single off the Born to Die album, Lana Del Rey released her ghostly blend of love and longing song “Born to Die” in late 2011. The tune has been receiving much attention...

Girls soccer dominates Katella to move on to quarter finals

Dinorah Acuña, Writer February 29, 2012

The girls soccer team went up against Katella High School on Feb. 22 at the Allen Layne Stadium for the second round of CIF. After the extreme tension that the girls experienced in their previous play-off...

Girls soccer beats Warren to secure league title

Girls soccer beats Warren to secure league title

Dinorah Acuña, Writer February 7, 2012

The girls soccer team battled it out against cross-town rival Warren on Jan 27 at the Justice Stadium at Warren High School. With the San Gabriel Valley League title on the line the girls knew they could...

Get the horns

Get the horns

Dinorah Acuna, Writer January 20, 2012

  About a month ago, junior Christian Malacarne, signed a two-year contract to become a member of the Mexican rodeo team Rancho Contento. It is surprising that a year prior to this accomplishment,...

Boys basketball triumphs over Lakewood

Boys basketball triumphs over Lakewood

Dinorah Acuña, Writer December 16, 2011

The boys varsity basketball team went against the Lakewood Lancers and came out victorious on Dec. 9 with a score of 48-35 at the gym. Though the game had a slow start, the Viking’s aggressive defense...

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